I have just completed a dissertation on the history of the Lower River Lea and West Ham on the eastern edge of London in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. During years of research and writing I’ve looked at a wide range of sources from this time period including government documents, newspapers, photographs, maps, oral history interviews, civil engineer’s… Read more »
An exploration of digital Canadian history resources, with a focus on local and national museums and archives.
A discussion of intellectual property rights through the production and reproduction of images.
Do laptops have a place in the lecture hall? An ongoing debate has raged over whether they do. I believe that we need to reframe our teaching approach as adult education and adapt to the use of technology.
A discussion of how information has fundamentally changed, questioning how this will affect the work of historians.
A brief discussion historicizing colour and non-colour photography.
An exploration of how digitization changes the context of photography, with a particular emphasis on post-mortem photography.
This is a step-by-step guide to accessing military records both through LAC’s website but also on-site.
A discussion of the importance and possibilities of storytelling, oral history and personal memories.
ActiveHistory.Ca puts out a Call for Bloggers, as we seek to expand our circle of regular contributors.